Professional Development

A list of professional organizations, information on certification, and educational opportunities to support accredited providers.

Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEHP)

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Offers innovative interprofessional educational programs and services to thousands of CE/CME/CPD educators who use their knowledge, skills, and expertise to improve health outcomes. Members include professionals working in hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, medical specialty societies, medical education communication companies, the government, and the pharmaceutical/medical device/biotech industries.   

Texas Alliance for Continuing Medical Education (TACME)

Created to promote quality continuing medical education (CME) in the state of Texas. TACME provides opportunities for professional growth and development to all individual professionals and representatives of institutions and commercial companies involved with planning, implementing, and/or supporting CME in Texas. 

Certification of Healthcare Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Professionals (CHCP)

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CHCP™ is the only credential that designates qualified individuals as Certified Healthcare CPD professionals.  

Educational Opportunities

Texas CME Professional Development Conference
Join TMA and Texas Alliance for CME (TACME) for their annual 3-day conference on June 19-21, 2019 at the Sheration DFW Hotel as they focus on accreditation requirements and issues, planning and management skills in CME, updates on the environment in which physicians practice medicine, and establishing a practical forum for CME providers to share ideas and best practices to learn from each other.

ACCME 2019 Meeting
Join the ACCME for their third annual meeting on April 30th - May 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Hotel Chicago (pre-conference sessions on April 29th) as they advance accredited continuing medical education (CME) as a partner in healthcare transformation. Collaborate over 4 days with educational leaders, clinicians, healthcare executives, and patients to evolve your organization’s CME Story. The ACCME 2019 Meeting is a key opportunity to accelerate your educational program, whether developing strategies for meeting the expectations of ACCME’s Menu of Criteria for Accreditation with Commendation; pursuing public health imperatives; or seeking opportunities to bring technology, creativity, and innovation to your educational program.

Beginner CME for MOC: Ask Your Questions Webinars
These interactive webinars are for those that have not yet offered CME for MOC or have just offered a couple of activities. Bring your questions about planning or reporting CME that Counts for MOC to ACCME staff for answers and guidance. To register for these webinars, please click on the links below.

Jan. 29, 1-2 pm CT

May 21, 2-3 pm CT

Sept. 24, 2-3 pm CT

Advanced CME for MOC: Ask Your Questions Webinars
These interactive webinars are for those who have already planned and offered CME for MOC. To register for these webinars, please click on the links below.

Mar. 26, 2-3 pm CT

July 23, 2-3 pm CT

Nov. 19, 2-3pm CT  

Organization-specific Training
Schedule a Fundamentals of CME session with TMA CME staff. Staff can train on-site at your organization or ours. 

Organization-specific Training

Books suggested by presenters at conferences related to the professional development of continuing education professionals:

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, and Mark A. McDaniel

Last Updated On

January 31, 2019